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Multiplayer Online Games

Professionals hooked on fantasy game

Most of the gamers feverishly trying to get their hands on Diablo III in the city yesterday were not teenagers but professionals in their 20s and 30s who grew up with the game.

Sunday, 20 May, 2012, 12:00am

Socom: US Navy Seals Fireteam Bravo 3

Storming onto the Sony PlayStation Portable, Socom: US Navy Seals Fireteam Bravo 3 is an action-packed shooter.

As Wraith, your mission is to lead a four-person Seal unit on a hunt for an ex-KGB agent who is thought to be withholding information about weapons of mass destruction that have fallen into terrorist hands.

12 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Where the Wild Things Are

It's a wild journey with Max and his giant monster friends in Where the Wild Things Are, a 2D platformer for the Nintendo DS portable gaming system.

15 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce

It's time to hack and slash your way through the Warring States period of China for honour and glory. You can make a name for yourself as the strongest warrior of the times in the new Playstation Portable game Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce.

15 May 2009 - 12:00am

WWE Smackdown vs Raw 2009

Whack them with a chair or pile-drive them through a table - just make sure they don't get up in WWE Smackdown vs Raw 2009 for the Playstation 3, 2 and Portable, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii and DS. Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, Wrestlemania XXV takes place on April 5 and, as one of the biggest sporting events in America, Young Post takes a look at its video-game counterpart.

13 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Beijing unveils reconstruction plans for quake-hit areas

The central government has released a raft of reconstruction blueprints for the earthquake-ravaged areas of Sichuan , Gansu and Shaanxi provinces, as hundreds of thousands of people made homeless by the magnitude-8 quake on May 12 brace themselves for winter.

6 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

hype and glory

If there were ever any doubts video games are seriously big business, they were erased on September 25 with the unveiling of Halo 3, arguably the most anticipated release in gaming history.

28 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Monster mash

Monster Hunter Freedom for the Sony PSP, published by Capcom, can be best described as Conan the Barbarian meets The Lost World. It is a PS2 portable that needed extra time in which to address some issues that should have been fixed by its release for PlayStation's little brother.

18 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Artificial intelligence goes beyond the call of duty

Get set to strap up those boots, tighten that buckle, grab your helmet and return to battle in Activision's Call of Duty 2, the sequel to 2003's best-selling personal computer action game developed by Infinity Ward.

The original Call of Duty set a benchmark for portraying the chaos and intensity of war with lifelike authenticity in a video game.

25 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Artificial intelligence goes beyond the call of duty

Product: Call of Duty 2 Price: $270 for CD version, $300 for DVD Pros: Greater variety of campaigns and game play design. A smarter enemy and team memebers make for the most stunning World War II shooter game yet. Cons: Use of smoke grenades and other graphic-intensive weapons and tactics during game play would be too much for a regular PC to handle.

24 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Take a playful look at creative art

Play involves more than trying to get a high score on a computer game, according to organisers of Microwave International Media Art Festival 2005.

The event's theme is Culture As Play. It includes a media art exhibition, video screenings and a conference that challenges conventional perceptions of play and games.

9 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Killing machine has a game to die for

It may be that I am getting older and meaner, but these days I find I either love a game or hate it.

17 May 2005 - 12:00am

Killing machine has a game to die for

It may be that I am getting older and meaner, but these days I find I either love a game or hate it.

17 May 2005 - 12:00am

Latest edition doomed to succeed

It is 4am and all is not well. There is work in the morning but it is like I am stuck in a familiar nightmare. It may have made sense initially, may have followed some story line but now that is not an issue. It is raw, random violence and I'm trapped. Trying to escape, I grab my chainsaw and get back to the carnage.

12 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

War game misses its finest hour

Let's face it: there are a large number of second world war games on the market and many of these are first-person shooters, where a player's point of view is looking down the sights of a weapon. These include games such as Castle Wolfenstein, the Medal of Honour franchise and the original Call of Duty series for personal computers.

1 Feb 2005 - 12:00am